Dallas Morning News
Written by: Karen Robinson-Jacobs
The menu offerings at the rebounding Victory Park will expand over the next few months with ramen, sweets and booze.
Jinya Ramen Bar will serve more than 10 signature ramen recipes with 20-plus toppings. The menu also will include rice and curry bowls and a variety of Japanese-inspired small plates.
Jinya Ramen Bar’s 3,000-square-foot location, a first for the brand in North Texas, will debut this winter at 625 High Market Road. Hours of operation will be 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
The brand’s website lists eight locations in Texas, including four in Houston.
Sift + Pour Bakery will feature mini cupcakes, cake pops, brownies, macarons, and made-to-order sweet or savory crepes. The concept also has a full espresso and tea bar and serves wine and beer. Sift + Pour will open its debut location late this year at 2401 Victory Park Lane.
Biagio Wine & Spirits will offer wine and liquor beginning this fall. Its 2,600-square-foot location at 2404 Victory Lane will operate Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Victory Park, adjacent to the American Airlines Center in Uptown, is seeing a rebirth with the opening of restaurants and entertainment options designed to boost traffic in the urban entertainment district that took a hit during and after the recession.
More concepts opening this year include the flagship location for the Mesero brand, wine bar Burgundy Swine and a restaurant by This & That Concepts (the team behind High Fives and The Standard Pour).
Also on tap is a bar by Brooke Humphries (also known for Barcadia, Beauty Bar, and Pints & Quarts); frozen treats from Popbar; a 24,000-square-foot restaurant and entertainment concept in Victory Plaza by Humphries and Elias Pope’s 8020 Hospitality (the team behind HG Sply Co.); and a creative workspace with a day-focused café by Rebees.
Last month, the development saw the opening of its first…